b. Inspect metal doors and frame for rust. Remove
b. Check wiring for cracked or frayed insulation.
rust and apply paint or oil as applicable.
See that wiring is kept dry and waterproofed.
c. Inspect evaporator coil frequently and, if frost
2-17. Operation in High Altitudes.
becomes 1/8 to 1/2 inch thick before automatic defrosting
a. The refrigerated container and refrigeration unit
occurs, defrost coil manually (ref to TM 5-4110-231-14).
are designed to operate at elevations up to 5,000 feet
above sea level without special service or adjustment.
d. Inspect metal doors and frame surfaces for rust.
b. The generator set will operate up to 4,000 feet
Remove rust and apply paint or oil as applicable.
(1219.1 meters) above sea level without special
adjustment or reduction in load. At elevations greater
e. Make sure generator set is properly grounded to
than 4,000 feet (1219.1 meters) above sea level, the
kilowatt rating is reduced approximately 3.5 per cent for
each additional 1000 feet (304.8 meters).
f. If possible, keep refrigeration container and
generator set sheltered from rain.
c. Above 5.000 feet the refrigeration unit output
will be reduced. The condition cannot be prevented, but
2-16. Operation in Salt Water Areas.
maximum performance can be maintained by compliance
with all service instructions. Provide ample room for
a. Wash unit frequently with clean, fresh water.
circulation of air through the condenser coil.
Keep water out of electrical and refrigerating equipment.
Section VI. OPERATION OF MATERIAL USED WITH THE REFRIGERATED CONTAINER
Refer to applicable technical manual for instructions on
2-18. Operation of 10 kW Tactical Quiet Generator
operating the power source.
2-20. Operation of Refrigeration Unit.
Refer to TM 9-6115-642-10/24 for instructions on starting
and operating the generator set.
Refer to TM 5-4110-231-14 for instructions for starting
and operating the refrigeration unit
2-19. Operation of Other Electric Power Sources.